Jazz Venues and Organizations

JUNE 2021
Bookings are subject to change, call to confirm.

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TO OUR JAZZ FANS:

Live Jazz is coming back into a few of our clubs and several concerts have been announced! Please remember everything is subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during the past year.
Michele Robins
Editor, KJZZ

If you are a musician or a venue, please click on this link and fill out the website form when you have any events to add to this calendar: https://jazz.kjzz.org/content/submit-event

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SCOTTSDALE-Paradise Valley-Fountain Hills

Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251, 480-990-9500: 7-10pm, Thur., June 3 & 10, Sima and her All Star Trio with Jerry Donato; June 17, WE3 Trio; June 24,  Joel Robin & Delphine Cortez. 

Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, 7:30-9:30 pm Thurs., $5 donation, $3 students, coffee-desserts on sale: July 1, Tony Vacca Quartet; July 8, Mike Vax; July 15, Joel Robin & Delphine Cortez; July 22, Glenn Davis Quintet; July 29, Mary Petrich.

METRO-PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY

Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), 7-10 pm Fri.-Sat., food.

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464, Two shows @ 7 pm & 9 pm (except Father’s Day Matinee): Fri, June 11, Paul Combs Quartet – Jazz In The Movies; Sat, Jun 12, Francine Reed; Fri, June 18, Royce Murray Jazz Ensemble; Sat, June 19, Glenn Davis Quintet; 3 pm, Sun, June 20, Father’s Day Matinee: Joel Robin & Sons with Tony Vacca; Fri, June 25, Chris Finet Quartet: Mode For Joe – The Music of Joe Henderson; Sat, June 26, Bob Ravenscroft Trio: Bill Evans & Beyond.

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com; 6:30-10:30 pm, Thur, June 10, Big Pete Pearson (blues); 8 pm-12 am, Fri, June 11, Diana Lee Band; 2-6 pm, Sun, June 13, WE3; 6:30-10 pm, Thurs, June 17, Blues Review Band with Bluesman Mike; 8 pm-12 am, Fri, June 18, Sandra Bassett Band; 8 pm-12 am, Sat, June 19, Cold Shott & The Hurricane Horns (blues); 2-6 pm, Sun, June 20, Beth Lederman featuring Steven Powell; 8 pm-12 am, Fri, June 25, WE3; 8 pm-12 am, Sat, June 26, Big Pete Pearson (blues); 2 pm-6 pm, Sun, June 27, Charles Lewis featuring Lewis Nash on drums.


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2021-22 CONCERT CALENDAR

July 10 (Saturday), ZAZU West, 7 pm, $28.50, MIM, 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org

Sept 14, (Tuesday), Mavis Staples, 7:30pm, $45-$75, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Oct 3 (Sunday), Pat Metheny: Side-Eye With James Francies & Joe Dyson, $40-$66, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com

Oct 14 & 15 (Thursday & Friday), An Evening With Chris Botti, 7:00 pm, $85.50-$155.50, MIM, 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org

Oct 16 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Kenny Barron Trio, 7:30 pm, $70, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Oct 17 (Monday), Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: Fandango At The Wall, 7:30pm, $48-$68, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Oct 30 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents Harold Lopez Nussa, 7:30 pm, $65, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Nov. 4 (Thursday), An Evening With Branford Marsalis, 7:30 pm, $39-$69, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)


Nov. 5 (Friday), Tommy Emmanuel With Special Guest Richard Smith, 8 pm. $29.50-$49.50, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com

Nov. 13 (Saturday), Jan Sandwich and Trio 380, $24-$28, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587). Jan sings the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Judy Garland, Sarah Vaughan and more.

Nov. 19 (Friday), Rene Marie Quintet, 8 pm, $36-$46, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Nov 20 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Bob Sheppard Quartet, 7:30 pm, $55, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Dec 15 (Wednesday), 7:30 pm, Dave Koz & Friends Christmas 2021 Tour With Special Guests Johnathan Butler, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot & Rebecca Jade, $61.50-$192.50, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com

Dec 18 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents Beth Lederman & Jazz Con Alma, 7:30 pm, $45, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Jan 15 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Bill Cunliffe Trio, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Jan 16, 2022 (Sunday), Cyrille Aimee, Adonis Rose & New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s NOJO7, $40-$55, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Jan 20, 2022 (Thursday), Jazz At Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis, $40-$80, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com

Feb 19 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents The Tierney Sutton Band, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Mar 6, 2022 (Sunday), 7:30 pm, Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents Song We Love, $38-58, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Mar 19 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Corey Christiansen Quartet, 7:30 pm, $50, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Mar 26, (Saturday), 8 pm, Pioneering Women In Jazz: Charanee Wade, Camille Thurman and Tahira Clayton Pay Tribute To Bessie, Billie & Nina, $36-$48, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

April 16 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Tamir Hendelman Trio, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

May 21 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Billy Childs Quartet, 7:30 pm, $70, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

May 21, 2022 (Saturday), 8 pm, Vijay Iyer Sextet, $32-$48, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

May 26, 2022 (Thursday), 7:30 pm, Dizzy Gillespie All Stars Featuring Paquito D’Rivera, $28-$55, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

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ORGANIZATIONS

Jazz in Arizona (JIA) is a non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to encourage the local performance and appreciation of Jazz music - America’s great original art form. 602-750-7045 or thenash.org

Arizona Classic Jazz Society
is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of classic (traditional) jazz, one of America´s original art forms. The Society sponsors monthly concerts and the annual Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, It has a scholarship program to support promising young musicians and reaches out into schools by presenting instructive live jazz performances. P.B.M. 204 9666 E. Riggs Road, Suite 114, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-7410 Tel : (602) 922-7741 www.azclassicjazz.org

Phoenix Blues Society supports local and national music, Blues culture and heritage, arts education, and more. Monthly membership meetings are held at area local clubs on the second Wednesday evening of every month, followed by live music. www.phoenixblues.org

Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to creating an active and vital Blues and Heritage scene through promotion of live performances, education and raising awareness of the music and culture in southern Arizona. azblues.org

Tucson Jazz Society is devoted to promoting and preserving America´s original music--jazz. The Society seeks to assure continuity of this music through concerts, festivals, media activities and youth programs. A major emphasis is to provide work for instrumentalists and vocalists through society-sponsored activities and joint ventures with allied cultural, educational, and commercial organizations throughout southern Arizona. tucsonjazz.org

Prescott Jazz Society is dedicated specifically to assisting, advancing, supporting, promoting, and advocating the development and enjoyment of jazz music in northern Arizona. pjazz.org